Getting to Kristiansand in Southern Norway by plane, train, bus and ferry. Kristiansand is the communications centre in Southern Norway. It has extensive train, bus, ferry and plane links with the rest of Norway and abroad.
The railway line's route is Oslo - Kristiansand - Stavanger with numerous train stations to stop at along the way and several daily departures. Tickets at www.vy.no.
There are daily buses departing from Stavanger and Oslo heading for Southern Norway and Kristiansand. Local buses between towns is available on akt.no and make it possible to use public transportation throughout your holiday.
The airport bus at Kjevik is also operated by akt.no. See information about bus and taxi from Kjevik Airport.
Kristiansand lufthavn (airport) Kjevik is situated 17 kilometres east from the city centre and has good worldwide connections with daily flights. SAS, Widerøe and Norwegian have arrivals from Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim.
There are direct international arrivals to Kristiansand from Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Gdansk. You will also find four car rental firms based at Kristiansand Airport Kjevik. See information about bus and taxi to and from Kristiansand Kjevik Airport.
The port of Kristiansand is the second largest in Norway. The ferry company Color Line has daily sailings to and from the town Hirtshals in Denmark. Fjord Line sails in the summer season. Holland Norway Lines is the first cruise-ferry company to sail across the North Sea between Eemshaven in the Netherlands and Kristiansand in southernmost Norway.
Kristiansand turistinformasjon (tourist office) is located at Rådhusgaten 18, at the town square. The office provides useful information on what to see and do and where to stay in the city and surrounding area. Open all year.
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